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Apr 8, 2021

Organizer: Milton Mardi Gras parade drew folks from out of town, out of state

Organizers of the only Mardi Gras parade to roll locally this year said that the scarcity of parades actually helped make it successful.

Apr 7, 2021

Local park offers rare glimpse of carnivorous plant

Yellow River Marsh Preserve State Park contains one of Florida’s last remaining tracts of wet prairie and includes one of the largest and most diverse communities of pitcher plants in the state.

Apr 2, 2021

Reminder: Boat ramp swimming off-limits when in use

Board of County Commission Chair Dave Piech reminded attendees at the March 20 Navarre Beach leaseholders meeting that the commission passed a new ordinance prohibiting swimming at county boat ramps.

Apr 1, 2021

Craft Beer Fest draws crowd

Beer lovers from near and far gathered at Ye Olde Brother’s Brewery March 27 for the 2021 Craft Beer Fest.

Apr 1, 2021

New coffee shop coming to Navarre

Kalli and Chris Clement have always dreamed of owning their own coffee shop, one that employs people who struggle to find a job.

Mar 31, 2021

Plants for Navarre Park being reconsidered

Navarre Park’s construction is steadily progressing and with it, questions about which plant species will bring life to the upgraded landscape.

Mar 31, 2021

Holley Navarre Senior Center set to reopen this week

It was March 16 2020, when the Holley Navarre Senior Center decided to close its doors over COVID-19 concerns.

There were no reported cases among its members at the time, but center president Nelda Seever said at the time that the decision was made to err on the side of caution.

Mar 24, 2021

Florida’s ‘Best Kept Secret’ attracts Spring Breakers

The snow-white sand near the Navarre Beach Fishing Pier was filled with people from all over the country last Friday as Spring Break commenced.

Shamrock Stroll
Mar 20, 2021

Shamrock Stroll becomes new Navarre Beach tradition

Navarre Beach was covered with green along Gulf Boulevard March 20 for the inaugural Shamrock Stroll. More than 100 people wore their green attire Saturday morning and dressed their dogs up as leprechauns for the 5K Fun Run/Walk, Pet Parade and Costume Contest put on by the Navarre Beach Area Chamber of Commerce.

Mar 18, 2021

Take Stock in Children program seeks mentors

Mentors are vital to the success of the Take Stock in Children program and Santa Rosa County Student Services Coordinator Monica Turner is currently searching for new ones to avoid a shortage.